University of Calgary Reviews

Updated Jun 4, 2020

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4.0
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University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon
Elizabeth Cannon
218 Ratings
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  • "low salary compared with the industry(in 20 reviews)

  • "no cons that i can think of other than parking(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "A Great Community to Work Alongside"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Call Center Supervisor in Calgary, AB

    I worked at University of Calgary part-time

    Pros

    Positive workspace, flexible, great experience, meaningful work.

    Cons

    We lost our manager due to some cutbacks, which made the Call Centre bounce from person to person.

    University of Calgary2020-06-03
  2. "Great Organization"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Program Support in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Calgary full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team and growth opportunity

    Cons

    I did not have any cons

    University of Calgary2020-06-04
  3. "Great place to have some research experience."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Calgary full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Research opportunity, growth opportunity, incredible supervisor

    Cons

    no food places in some buildings

    University of Calgary2020-06-04
  4. "Very positive experience."

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bowness, AB
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Calgary part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very fun people, in an active work enviroment.

    Cons

    extremely low pay, hours can be cancelled.

    University of Calgary2020-06-03
  5. "U of C"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at University of Calgary full-time

    Pros

    Great hours and benefits, and retirement plan.

    Cons

    It is a fast pace environment.

    University of Calgary2020-05-29
  6. "Great University"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Calgary full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility, networking, teaching, and mentorship opportunities

    Cons

    Lack of autonomy, work more than 40 h/week

    University of Calgary2020-05-23
  7. "Graduate researcher/ teaching assistant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at University of Calgary full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    World class researchers with good laboratory facilities

    Cons

    Graduate student wage/stipend is very low

    University of Calgary2020-06-01
  8. "Best security experts"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at University of Calgary full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Security is the best thing

    Cons

    Networking and coding skills is not up to the mark

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    University of Calgary2020-05-15
  9. "ASST prof"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Assistant Professor in Calgary, AB

    I worked at University of Calgary full-time

    Pros

    Good place to live and good university for the size of the province

    Cons

    Economy is tied to oil, and so is the budget

    University of Calgary2020-04-22
  10. "Good Organization"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Calgary, AB

    I worked at University of Calgary full-time

    Pros

    There were great benefits and employment support

    Cons

    The salary is not usually negotiable based on funding for certain projects in research

    University of Calgary2020-04-13
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